Energy & Green Tech

Energy and climate scientists discuss climate-smart power systems

Unprecedented heat waves, storms, and wildfires are pushing electrical grids in the United States to their limits. To work towards a safe and reliable power system in the coming years, utilities will need to factor the potential ...

Engineering

Researchers improve cement with shrimp shell nanoparticles

Putting nanoparticles from shrimp shells into cement paste made the material significantly stronger—an innovation that could lead to reduced seafood waste and lower carbon emissions from concrete production.

Business

Airbus tests A400M military plane as water bomber

Airbus said Tuesday it had successfully tested its A400M military transporter as a water bomber as heatwaves cause an increasing number of wildfires during the summer in Europe.

Electronics & Semiconductors

Biden presses computer chips case in advance of Senate vote

Calling semiconductors "the building blocks for the modern economy," President Joe Biden on Monday asked Congress to move quickly and send him a bipartisan bill designed to boost the computer chips industry and high-tech ...

Energy & Green Tech

California governor calls for no new gas plants in climate fight

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced steps Friday to speed up the clean-energy transition and fight climate change, including an end to building gas-burning power plants, even as the move away from fossil fuels has threatened ...

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